Who is Roundy?

  In Saturday’s mens basketball home win against the Tiffin University Dragons, one play electrified the crowd more than any other. Early in the second half, an errant pass sent the ball out of bounds and into the Charger bench. The ball landed in the hands of a short, bulbous man in a blue suit….

5 Things to do to Beat Michigan Winter Blues

The snow keeps comin, Christmas is just a distant memory, and your Instagram feed is full of sorority recruitment posts.  You know what that means — it’s almost time to go back to school! In case you haven’t noticed, Michigan winters can be rough.  Like, realllly rough.  In fact, this website ranked the Mitten the second-worst…

5 New Year’s Resolutions You Will Actually Do

“I pledge to only eat green vegetables washed in the waters of Lake Minnetonka.” “I’m going to drink equal amounts of lattes and water (except on days when I study).” “I plan on getting more sleep each night–but if the Bachelor is on, I have to stay up.” New Year’s Resolutions. Everyone has them, but few…

The ABC’s of Hillsdale College

We hope you’re all enjoying the holidays with family, using your free time to catch up with old friends, and blocking out the bad memories from finals week. But in case you’re starting to miss the good ‘ole Dale, we threw together this list of some of our favorite aspects of our second home: what it…

Jingle Ballin on a Budget

If you’re anything like the typical Hillsdale student going into Christmas break, you’re exhausted, traumatized, and pretty much brain dead from our beloved finals week… Oh — and you’re also most likely broke.  Whether it be from splurging on nuggies n’ fries, buying an army’s supply of coffee, or celebrating with the gals at El…

4 Workouts for the Busy Student

Finals week is upon us, and chances are, the only kind of exercise you’re thinking about is running away from your responsibilities.  Studies have proven, however, that working out can increase your ability to learn and perform well when exam time comes.  You might be a dedicated gym rat who hates missing, or maybe exercise is more of a rare…

Finals Food Fixes

As finals week approaches and the light that is Christmas break glows brighter and brighter, the question on everyone’s mind is this: what should I eat today? While there are many important papers to write, group study guides to work on, and holiday shindigs to attend, it’s important to keep in mind that you will…

How to Be a Pro (Cellphone) Photographer

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the selfie is your autobiography. Personally, I have about the same life experience as a naked mole rat, so I’d rather not dramatize my life story just yet.  Consider this thought blurb from Paul Strand on photography:  “Did I express my personality?  I think that’s quite…

Turkey Day Travels

Turkey. Mashed Potatoes. Stuffing. Gravy.  It’s all SOOOO close. By the time Thanksgiving break rolls around, it’s easy for us to be overwhelmed with packing amidst those last-minute papers and tests. If you haven’t already left campus, here are three easy tips to alleviate that packing-induced stress. Take Only What’s Essential When I travel, I like…

Hashtag Blessed

Imagine if your drive home was over 6,ooo miles.  That’s a trip to London and back or a one-way ticket to Beijing.  Now picture yourself trekking that far on horseback.  Add the brutality of a winter in the Midwest, and you have a glimpse into what a man named Ransom Dunn did for Hillsdale College in the 1850s. Sounds…

Kind to the ‘Bon’: Three Things You Didn’t Know About Bon Appetit

At the start of the 2014-2015 school year, students were pleasantly surprised when a new food service made its debut on Hillsdale’s campus.  Since then, Bon Appetit has gone above and beyond simply serving the delicious breakfast, lunches, and dinners students enjoy daily. Student activities would not be possible without the help of Bon Appetit…

Get Hype for Hype Nite

  5….4….3….2….1……ERRRRRRRRRNNNTTT Our charger basketball teams are cool under pressure, but they’re depending on you to come in clutch this Thursday night.  Upperclassmen, you might remember Hype Nite as the event last year when this viral video broke Resnet (love you, Cassidy!).  Freshmen, you’re in for a treat.  The beginning of the basketball season calls for…